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**$10,000 SIGN ON BONUS
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As a Cardiovascular Tech at BFCMC in Fort Collins, CO, you will have the opportunity to assist the Physician in the cath lab under sterile technique. This is a full time, day shift opportunity. Hours are 4 days/week working 7AM - 4:30PM. Call is required atleast one night per week and every 3rd weekend of the month.
**$10k sign-on bonus offered to candidates with 2+ years of experience in a Cardiac Cath Lab in a hospital setting or have met the requirements of the certification board. 2 year commitment required.
Banner Fort Collins Medical Center is built on a 28-acre campus located at Harmony Road and Lady Moon Drive and will be the third Banner Health facility in the Front Range. The state-of-the-art, two story facility features a 24-bed inpatient unit, emergency department, lab services, labor and delivery rooms, medical imaging, surgical services and women's services. The campus will also include an outpatient clinic and medical office building.
POSITION SUMMARY This position under the direction of a qualified physician assists in performing diagnostic and interventional cardiovascular procedures on patients. Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide optimal care\treatment to patient population.
CORE FUNCTIONS 1. Under the direction of a qualified physician assists in performing diagnostic and interventional cardiovascular procedures to treat heart disease in accordance with departmental policies and procedures. Performs/reviews a baseline patient evaluation as defined by scope of practice and facility. Evaluates patients' response to diagnosis, interventional maneuvers and medications during procedures.
2. Operates all diagnostic and therapeutic equipment used for procedures efficiently. Demonstrates the ability to trouble shoot and notifies appropriate personnel to maintain equipment performance in area of operation. Maintains a safe environment for patients, personnel, and visitors. Adheres to all safety policies.
3. Demonstrates knowledge of procedures and techniques, i.e. knowledge of normal and abnormal ECG rhythms and/or lead changes, various hemodynamic values, normal and abnormal pressures, ST elevation/depression. Monitors and records ECG and pressure waves during the procedures. Provides other aspects of patient care as needed.
4. Demonstrates the principles of aseptic and sterile techniques as well as universal precautions throughout the procedure. Disposes of sharps and trash and places used supplies into case cart for processing. Prepares instruments for cleaning following each case.
5. Accountable for the ethical, legal, and professional responsibilities related to the scope of practice. This includes maintaining confidentiality of all work information.
6. This position works under the direction of a physician. Internal customers: Physicians, all levels of nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. External Customers: regulatory and health agencies, patients and family members.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. Completion of a Cardiovascular Invasive program or equivalent experience. BLS required. ACLS may be required depending on assignment.
Must have successfully passed the Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) exams. May require national certification, American Registry of Radiologic Technologist, and licensure by state regulatory agency if applicable.
This position requires extensive clinical knowledge typically achieved with 2+ years of experience in a Cardiac Cath Lab in a hospital setting or meeting the requirements of certification board. The position requires the ability to maintain professional decorum in highly stressful emergent situations. The position requires the ability to be conscientious, organized, and orderly and the ability to respond quickly to the needs of the health care staff and patient.
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